November 20th Weekly Metrology Newsletter


AM Processes Simulation Partnership Provides Error Prediction Before Production

Materialise NV a leading provider of Additive Manufacturing (AM) software and services, and Simufact Engineering GmbH, a leading provider of Metal AM process simulation software, have announced an OEM license agreement. The collaboration will allow Materialise Magics users to better control the pre-build AM process by applying Simufact simulation within …

CMM Part Program Transator Allow Legacy Migration

Manufacturing companies involved in programs that run for decades need to move part inspection activities among Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) assets from time to time, resulting in substantial unbudgeted costs. Origin International has recently announced the availability of its Origin CMM translators as stand-alone products to solve the problem. Built on …

Metrology Platform Draws One Hundred Thousand Visitors

Following its launch one year ago metrology.news has clocked up an amazing 103,112 visitors to the site. With metrology becoming ever more critical in the advanced manufacturing economy metrology technology is centric to Industry 4.0. As metrology moves from its traditional post manufacturing era to becoming integral to the manufacturing process …

Nikon Metrology Announce CMM-Manager Version 3.7

The latest release of CMM-Manager 3D Metrology software announced by Nikon Metrology adds support for Renishaw SP25 on Mitutoyo CMM, improved support for Renishaw UCC Server, updated Gear Module, reporting and vision enhancements, and an improved CAD graphics display. Renishaw SP25 Analog Probe support for Mitutoyo CMM CMM-Manager supports use of SP25 …

Networked Measuring Technology To Drive Smart Production

In an age of increasing digitalization, people often talk about “Smart Production,” referring to the networking of production and cutting-edge information and communication technology. ZEISS Industrial Metrology has been driving this trend by developing networked measuring technology. But how exactly does this work? What is Smart Production Analyzing and networking data plays …

Starrett Introduce ‘Flip-Able’ Benchtop Vision Measurement System

The L.S. Starrett Company has announced the introduction of the HVR100-FLIP, an innovative new large field-of-vision (FOV) Benchtop Vision Measurement System that is capable of being used in either a vertical or horizontal orientation, features a high-resolution digital video camera and minimal optical distortion for accurate FOV measurements of up …

Verisurf Universal CMM Software is Hardware Neutral

Verisurf’s Universal CMM is a software only solution that enables seamless communication between Verisurf AUTOMATE and all popular Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) and probe head controllers. The software simplifies CMM programming by allowing users to simply just click on CAD features and they are automatically included in the AUTO inspect …

Multi-Sensor CMM Investment Proves Priceless For Tier 2 Supplier

Brandauer, one of the UK’s leading pressworkers, secured a £1 million order to supply a bi-metal lead frame to KSR International and, in order to satisfy exacting accuracy and quality, has invested £200,000 in state-of-the-art non-contact measurement capabilities. This involved the installation of two OGP SmartScope Vantage 300 multi-sensor CMMs  , …